The National Weather Service is warning of a “historic blizzard” that may hit Amarillo, Lubbock and other parts of the Texas Panhandle this weekend, generating a staggering 15 inches of snow.

The Panhandle could receive 6 to 15 inches of the white stuff, with higher amounts possible in other areas of the region.


Texas Panhandle 15 Inches Of Snow

High winds could drive wind chill factor as low as 10 below zero and cause snow drifts several feet high. The warning goes into effect at 6 p.m. Saturday through noon Monday. h/t dfwlocalcbs

Texas Panhandle 15 Inches Of Snow

Elsewhere in the state, Dallas, Fort Worth, and other parts of North and Central Texas are under a tornado watch. Much of the state is expected to see a wintry mix of rain, light snow and freezing temperatures.